Our favorite stories can come in from any time period, from our own to the long, long ago to the not-so-distant future all the way to the very far future. So what makes 50 years or so such a popular benchmark for us to look towards?
Attempting to predict the future is always a roll of the dice — even if we manage to correctly foretell where the winds will shift us, it is impossible to know what unexpected events will detour us on the way there. But what makes the technology of the future so particularly difficult to imagine?
Quick! You have a time machine with just enough juice for one more trip, so when do you set it for? Pick a date and stick by it, 'cause this ticket only takes you one-way.
Sometimes we miss things because they were better, and sometimes we miss things simply because they're gone. Today we want to know what things gone by you're most nostalgic for.
Did you save any of your toys from childhood? Tell us which ones -—and what it was that made you hold on to them.
Advice from the future is hard to come by, but if you could do it all over again, what do you know now that you would like to tell your past self?
No one knows exactly what surprises the future has in store for us. The surprises of the past, however, are a lot less mysterious. Today, we want you to cast an eye backwards and tell us about the biggest surprise that the past you never would have believed was in the future.
Time marches on in one direction at a steady rate, but today, we want to know where in time you would travel to if given the choice.
Yesterday, we asked you what made you feel like you were living in the future now and you responded with things both wonderful (smart phones! internet! video-chat!) and unfortunate (smart phones again and a shuttered government). Today, we turn our attention backwards, and ask where the promises of the future are…
The crime drama Past Life, about how we all have murdered souls inside us trying to solve their past-life crimes, or something, was canned after only three episodes. Let's hope this makes room for an animal psychic crime procedural. [TVGuide]
We hope that upcoming MMOThe Day manages to look like its sumptuous concept art, pictured above. That image of the Arc de Triomphe being repaired, upgraded, or duplicated is just simply amazing. The premise of The Day is that two parallel worlds smash together, and we've got a whole gallery of strange history-mashup…